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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeMon Oct 02, 2017 1:00 pm

@AllisKidD21 wrote:
Looking good! A low oil pressure light would be pretty cool.


This guy bragging about his pressure lube oppy....

should i make it flash ??? lol pressure lube ftw
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Haha, that'd be fancy looking.

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@sadeoo7 wrote:

should i make it flash ??? lol pressure lube ftw

Might be a slacker if you didn't! HAHA
lol!

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@sadeoo7 wrote:
@AllisKidD21 wrote:
Looking good! A low oil pressure light would be pretty cool.


This guy bragging about his pressure lube oppy....

should i make it flash ??? lol pressure lube ftw

#datpressurelubelyfe

I've been wanting to do a low oil pressure light or pressure gauge for a while now. Maybe an oil temp gauge too. It's always cool to have your dash full of gauges The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 1098998679 makes it look cool
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LOL those need to go in the vine thread. They count. I bet mighty has a whole bunch more
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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 08, 2017 8:12 pm

got the flashy led thingy low oil pressure indicator installed..
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made a small flashing circuit
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Sweet, a cool looking light you don't want to see!

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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeWed Dec 20, 2017 11:35 am

FINNALLLY got a proper non slap-butt seat !

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i also installed some snow chains on the tires.. the traction is completely ridiculous.. i can go trought 2-3ft snowbanks easily..
the ''new'' MST transaxle is also showing signs of abuse.. i will probably have to pop it open soon to see whats going on...

also looking at 20x7-8 trail wolfs for the rear and 16inch snowhogs on the front


to do:

-front bumper W front towhooks
-headlights, nilights dual flood..
-buy and mount new rear tires
-rear mud flaps (got them just have to bolt them in)
-belly pan, keep the sticks out of my belt..
-building a small alternator out of a small electric motor !?
-steering stops
-axle supports
-change the batteries
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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeWed Dec 20, 2017 1:43 pm

Nice seat.

For some reason i really like the idea of mud flaps, I look forward to seeing those.
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@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
Nice seat.

For some reason i really like the idea of mud flaps, I look forward to seeing those.


yeah im waiting to install them.. since i want new tires.. might have to move them.
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PostSubject: Re: The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower    The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 06, 2018 11:49 am

soo about a month ago i broke the doc locker key again.. so im getting a new axle and welding it to the hub.. whenever i have time.. project cars are getting in the way of tractors lately..The 18hp Yard-Man Trailmower  - Page 8 20180210
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I was going to suggest just welding it in when you posted that it broke the last time. I hear a lot of racers, off-roaders, and pullers end up welding their axle shafts directly to their gears thus eliminating keys and snaprings. Off road tractor guys should do it that way too.
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yea the doc locker eliminates gars and snaprings but the weak link is the keystock that keep snapping.. its probably the 3rd time now. i tried with different keystock and same result, maybe too many clutch dumps lol! but hey its fun ! so yea welding it next time..
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Yikes, really chewed up the axle. You've had bad luck with axle shafts and transaxles it seems. 18hp pressure lube opposed probably don't help that, hahaha.

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Ouch... so far good with my doc locker. Definatly keeping an eye on mine. I think the key is like you said, clutch dumps. LOL

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I did the same thing on my doc locker 2.0 . So I switched to the first version and the locker held fine. Wish I could say the same about the tranny after drifting in snow too much.
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HEY ! im back ! somewhat. found some time to work on this thing again.. doing so much stuff !!

plans:
-dual carburator, PZ30 with custom cnc milled adaptor blocks
-full repaint, original paint scheme
-hood rack
-clean transmission, replace worn bushings/bearings
-Redo doc locker i bought some hardened keystock !!
-complete front end rebuild, new joints, spingle reinforcement, wheel bearing maybe? at the very lest
new bushings.
-adjustable belt idler
-transaxle brace
-Axle supports !!! i want to make it wider so i need to help that little mst205
-new tires, 19-7-8 rear 145/70-6 front
-4bolt rear hubs
-steering stops
-nilight front headlights
-frame reinfocements i found some cracks around where the transaxle bolts to and where the fornt end is welded.
-front bumper
-lowering the seat + add some storage somewhere, ammo can ?
-hydro rear brakes
yep i know, its gold, its hideous, a friend tought id be a great idea to paint it gold, wasnt.

im rebuilding it to be ready in hopefully 2 months when our local Gambler500 is gonna happen, i want this with me at the basecamp its gonna be great haha.
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Man talk about a comeback!! Haha, great to hear from ya again, definitely looking forward to seeing the updates on this build!

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The running boards on that remind me of the 1980's simplicity ones. Kind of a similar idea. Looks like a lot of work planned there, nice nice. And...HOOD RACK! Heck yeah, join the club!
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